Hidden Springs Farm, operated by Walter and Joan Brown is not only a Virginia Century Farm, but is one of the last African American farms in Augusta County.
One of many shining examples in the Valley of how communities came together and rose to the challenges of this year to connect people in need to local food growers and producers.
It’s always been fun to play outside in Waynesboro and eastern Augusta County, but the city is taking it up a notch for its people, plants, fish and birds by strengthening its new relationship with the South River and existing natural and historic resources.
The Alliance staff members were delighted to get a sneak peak of the Claudius Crozet Blue Ridge Tunnel and new trail back in October as the finishing touches were being put in place for its November 21 grand opening to the public.
Despite opening in the middle of a global pandemic, visitors have discovered Seven Bends State Park, the new park in Woodstock bordered by the North Fork of the Shenandoah River.
Recognizing there will always be another project to finish, Diana Stultz, Rockingham County’s zoning administrator for the past 39 years, has decided it is time to go.
In the spring and early summer of 2020, the Alliance conducted a survey on the outdoor recreation activities of Shenandoah Valley residents. Here is what we heard.
This act addresses the problematic legal structure of heirs’ property that has been a major factor in the decline in the number of Black-owned farms in Virginia and in the country.
For those involved in the six-year-long struggle to stop the unneeded and destructive Atlantic Coast Pipeline, it is still hard to comprehend what happened on July 5, 2020. That is the day that Dominion announced that it was pulling the plug on the 42-inch high-pressure natural gas pipeline that would have plowed through 600 miles of forests, farms, streams, and communities in West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina.
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